SN7765 : Ruins in Cwm Egnant

4 km from Ffair-Rhos, Ceredigion/Sir Ceredigion, Great Britain

Ruins in Cwm Egnant
Ruins in Cwm Egnant
Evidence perhaps of mineral extraction. Ceredigion has been heavily mined for metals such as copper, lead, zinc and silver for nearly 4,000 years although these ruins won't date as old as that. Possibly something to do with the Cistercian Abbey at Strata Florida, which owned most of the surrounding landed and certainly exploited its minerals.
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2012
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Date Taken
Thursday, 26 July, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 4 August, 2012
Geographical Context
Uplands  Quarrying, Mining  Derelict, Disused 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 7761 6596 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:16.6872N 3:47.7226W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 7770 6593
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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